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Board of EducationEducation Matters

Substance Abuse and Students

Board of Education President Phil Kauffman discusses how Montgomery County is handling substance abuse in schools. Topics of discussion include the role of parents, county government supports, alcohol and drugs of choice, substance abuse indicators, as well as prevention and outreach plans that foster greater communication among students, school staff and the police department. Guests included Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice, Police Captain Thomas Didone, Director of Student Services Ursula Hermann and school psychologist Pamela Lester.


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